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Historical Events In April - 12

Friday, 03 July 2020

1879  On April - 12 frederick G Melcher, US, publisher/editor/founded children book week  

1883  On this day in history the birth of Imogen Cunningham, American photographer  

1883  On April - 12 french troops under lt-colonel Borgnis-Desbordes occupy Bamako Senegal  

1883  Imogen Cunningham, photographer (1965 ASMP award) on this day in history.  

1884  On April - 12 otto Meyerhof, Germany, psychologist/biochemist (Nobel-1922)  

1887  Henrik Ibsen's "Rosmersholm," premieres in Oslo on April - 12.  

1892  On April - 12 george C Blickensderfer patents portable typewriter  

1892  Johnny Dodds, early jazz clarinettist on this day in history.  

1893  Battle at Hoornkrans Southwest-Africa: German Schutztruppen chases away Hottentotten under Hendrik Witbooi on April - 12.  

1894  On April - 12 british & Belgian secret accord on dividing Central-Africa  

1894  Francisco H Craveiro Lopes, Portuguese general/president (1951-58) on April - 12.  

1896  On April - 12 stamasia Portrisi is 1st woman to win a marathon (5:30 in Athens)  

1896  On this day in history alexander Ritter, composer, dies at 62  

1898  On this day in history army transfers Yerba Buena Island in SF Bay to Navy  

1898  On April - 12 grantley H Adams, president of Barbados  

1902  Louis J M Beel, premier of Netherland (1946-48, 58-59) on this day in history.  

1903  Jan Tinbergen, Dutch economist/UN advisor (Nobel 1969) on April - 12.  

1904  On April - 12 m Wolf discovers asteroid #531 Zerlina  

1904  On this day in history harald James Penrose, pilot  

1905  On this day in history hippodrome arena opens (NYC)  

1905  On April - 12 french Dufaux brothers test helicopter  

1907  Belgium govt of De Stain de Naeyer, resigns on April - 12.  

1908  Fire makes 17,000 homeless in Chelsea Massachusetts on April - 12.  

1908  Carlos Lleras Restrepo, president of Colombia on this day in history.  

1909  Philadelphia's Shibe Park (later Connie Mack Stadium) opens on April - 12.  

1909  On April - 12 hermann Kotzchmar, composer, dies at 79  

1910  On April - 12 jorgen Rausch, German philosopher/author (End of the Playboys)  

1910  On April - 12 william G Sumner, US sociologist/politicologist (Folkways), dies at 69  

1911  A non-stop London-Paris flight takes 3h56m the first time on this day in history.  

1911  On this day in history lT Theodore Ellyson qualifies as first naval aviator  

1911  1st non-stop London-Paris flight (Pierre Prier in 3h56m) on April - 12.  

1911  On this day in history darrell A Amyx, US archaeologist (Greek Ceramics)  

1912  On April - 12 eric Feldary, Budapest Hungary, actor (16 Fathoms Deep)  

1912  On April - 12 clara Barton, organizer (American Red Cross), dies at 90  

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0812  On this day in history birth of muhammad at-Taqi, Muslim Shia Imam (d. 835)  

1484  On April - 12 birth of antonio da Sangallo the Younger, Italian architect (d. 1546)  

1500  On April - 12 birth of joachim Camerarius, [Liebhard Kammerer], German humanist  

1526  On this day in history birth of muretus, French humanist (d. 1585)  

1550  On April - 12 birth of edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, English politician (d. 1604)  

1577  Christian IV of Denmark (d. 1648) was born on this day in history.  

1579  On this day in history birth of francois de Bassompierre, marshal of France  

1626  On April - 12 birth of paul Hainlein, composer  

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Famous Deaths In April - 12

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0065  Death of Seneca the Younger, Roman philosopher, statesman and dramatist on April - 12.  

0238  On April - 12 death of gordian II, heir to the Roman Empire (killed in battle)  

0352  On this day in history julius I, pope (337-52), dies  

0434  Death of Archbishop Maximianus of Constantinople on April - 12.  

1125  Death of Vladislaus I of Bohemia on April - 12.  

1443  Death of Henry Chichele, Archbishop of Canterbury on April - 12.  

1550  Claude of Lorraine, duke of Guise, dies at 53 on April - 12.  

1555  On this day in history johanna de Wanzinnige, Queen of Castilie (1504-20), dies at 75  

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